Hand in hand with your bae this Valentine’s Day, escape the metro’s ubiquitous traffic, crowded restaurants and all too familiar spots. Stretch the 14th for at least one more day for the ultimate escape date—a much needed r&r someplace far and beautiful. Resist the reflex to book hotels or resorts, and go for these gorgeous Airbnbs instead.
Bright White House in Silang
PHP 5,386 | 10 guests | Book here
Valentine’s Day isn’t only for couples. You can definitely celebrate love with the whole family as well. This bright white house in Silang is perfect for a family getaway, filled with quality time and lovely bonding set in a peaceful breezy space. The house has three bedrooms, three beds and three bathrooms. Nestled in a lush farm, you can also do a fun barbecue that the kids will surely love.
Hillside Suite in Boracay
PHP 3,607 | 2 guests | Book here
Here’s your chance to live in a charming tree house with a breathtaking view of the ocean. It’s only a few minutes away from White Beach, but it’s also far enough that you can forget about Boracay’s madness for a while (if you want to). If you want to spend your getaway someplace more secluded, the host’s private beach is also very near. Surrounded by lush greenery, imagine spending your mornings at the suite’s various balconies and patios, gazing at the island while you sip coffee with the bae.
The Red Willow in Baguio
PHP 2,645 | 4 guests | Book here
Nestled in a pine and bamboo grove, this cozy and spacious villa will make you feel the Baguio vibe in the loveliest way possible. It’s located in a quiet neighborhood just 10 minutes away from Session Road, setting the perfect contrast with Manila’s hustle and bustle. You can lounge around the house and appreciate its makings of mahogany and pine, or you can also make a bonfire to make your Baguio experience complete.
Tropical Paradise in Silang
PHP 10,099 | 2 guests | Book here
Treat yourselves to a luxurious escape with this haven just 30 minutes away from Makati. Even for just a night, you can pretend to be high rolling enough to live in this huge and elegant house. It’s surrounded by a tropical garden that serves as sanctuary for various kinds of birds from the Philippines and other countries. It also has a swimming pool that you should definitely take advantage of during your getaway. This tropical paradise is perfect for couples who just want to get away from routine and just relax while lounging around.
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